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yume ni yume ni yume ni iu

These seem to have gone out of style, but I've never done one before (and may never again), so:

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meaning: fall(en), degenerate

堕落 == daraku == (noun) depravity, corruption, degradation
堕胎== datai == (noun that can take する to act as a verb) abortion, aborticide, miscarriage

Originally this character meant 'fall/landslide' in a physical sense; its meanings today tend more towards a metaphorical 'fall'. Bottom radical is 'earth' (土). Henshall suggests taking the top radical as 'hill' (left element), 'exit' (有) and as a mnemonic: 'Earth falls but hill still exists.'

Info from Taka Kanji Database
List of compounds including this character from Risu Dictionary

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